Carl B. Morris


Mr. Carl B. Morris, age 81, Jonesborough, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016 at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
Mr. Morris was born in Washington County the son of the late William Dudley Hobson & Rosa Estelle Wise Morris. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Jean Morris, a son, Glenn Morris, three brothers and two sisters.
He was a member of Chestnut Grove Union Church.
He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam Eras.
Mr. Morris was a Millwright and Sheriff’s Deputy in Carter County. He was a lifelong member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sheri & Joel Kress, Elizabethton, son and daughter-in-law Steve & Debbie Morris, Telford, daughter-in-law Cheryl Morris; six grandchildren, Brian Kress and wife Carla, Garrett Morris, Shaun Kress and wife Shelley, Dustin Morris and wife Brittney, Alana Sheppard and husband Shaun, and Evan Morris; three great-grandchildren, Darius Kress, Areli Morris and Willow Morris; sister, Ruth Sexton; special friend, Carolyn Rowe; and many nephews and nieces.
The family wants to thank the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center for their care.
Funeral services will be conducted 8:00 pm Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Hopson, and Rev. Kenneth Kyker officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:30 am Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Highland Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.

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09-28-2016 Bobby Jack and Faye Holden
We are sending our condolences to you and please know that Carl will be missed by more than his family. We miss Betty as well. We will pray that you will find peace in the coming days.
09-27-2016 Carolyn Rowe
Part of my heart went to heaven with you. I am so glad to have known you and that our paths did cross. You have a wonderful family. My life will not be the same without you in it. But I am glad God gave us the time that he did. In loving memory of you, Carl.
09-27-2016 Roy & Joyce Salyer
Sheri & Family, We are praying that God gives you His peace & comfort during this heart-breaking time. You are loved.
09-27-2016 Gary L. Clark
Steve and Family, i am very sorry for your loss. you are certainly in my prayers.May Gods grace be with you and his love magnified through you. i think about our childhood often. have a Blessed day. Gary


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